Chinese Surveillance Vessel Seen Near US-India-Japan Naval Exercise Site

June 20, 2018 @ 08:19 AM

A Chinese radio and electronic surveillance vessel was seen sailing close to the site of the tri-nation Malabar 2018 naval exercise involving the United States, Japan and India near the US controlled territory of Guam last week. The US Navy reported on June 18 that during the trilateral exercises which officially...

Kordia To Provide Satellite Automatic Identification System To Australian Maritime Safety Authority

March 11, 2017 @ 02:45 PM

ORBCOMMs Partner Kordia has won a Multi-Year Contract from Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) to provide satellite Automatic Identification System (AIS) data used for ship tracking and other maritime navigational and safety efforts. ORBCOMM, a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, announced Friday the award of...

Australian MoD Signs Supply Chain Agreement With Rheinmetall

October 21, 2016 @ 01:26 PM

Rheinmetall Defence has signed its first Global Supply Chain agreement to provide Australian companies greater access to international supply chains. “The Agreement will provide new commercial and defence opportunities in Rheinmetalls international supply chain, and assist in breaking down barriers that may otherwise deter local firms from doing business in overseas...

Philippines Supports US Plan To Deploy Naval Ship Close To Chinese Man-Made...

October 14, 2015 @ 11:14 AM

Philippines has backed US plan to deploy a naval ship close to Chinese man-made island in the South China Sea. Philippines says that it is important for the international community to safeguard freedom of navigation in the disputed waters, Philstar reported Tuesday

Japan Scrambled Fighter Jets 464 Times Against Chinese Aircraft In 2014

July 22, 2015 @ 10:53 AM

The Japanese Air Self-Defense Force scrambled fighter jets 464 times against alleged Chinese violation of its airspace in 2014. This information was revealed in the annual Japanese white paper on defense

Is F-35 Heading For Global Fighter Aircraft Domination?

September 25, 2014 @ 02:59 PM

The success of Lockheed Martins F-35 fighter in South Korea and its acceptance by several NATO partners could make it the worlds dominant warplane in the coming years. The fifth generation stealth warplane looks set to grab market share from rival 4

Rosoboronexport Seeks To Develop Ties With African Countries

September 17, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

Rosoboronexport, a subsidiary of the Rostec State Corporation, will present items of military equipment highly popular in armies, navies and air forces of African states at the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 exhibition in Pretoria, South Africa. "We come to this exhibition in the Republic of South Africa for the seventh time and consider it as the most important venue for the promotion of weapons and military equipment to the African continent, especially to sub-Saharan countries

US, UK Arms Companies To Benefit From NATO “Spearhead” Force.

September 6, 2014 @ 10:50 AM

Arms companies from the US and UK could benefit from a NATOs proposal to create a rapid response force. Britain pledged to commit 1,000 troops to the NATO “Spearhead” force

Developing Countries Fighter Aircraft Challenge Western Military Planes

June 25, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

The sky high cost of fighter aircraft acquisition is forcing developing countries to embark on their own programs in the process challenging the price and performance of American and European fighters. Turkey, South Korea, India, China and Pakistan claim to beat out western aircraft on cost

China’s Galloping Defence Exports

May 13, 2014 @ 01:17 PM

Chinas military industry has over the last five years supplied major weapons to 35 developing countries. While there are no official figures of actual sales, experts estimate this number to be in the billions

Iraq Military Spending Increases To $17 Billion In 2013

December 5, 2013 @ 12:59 PM

The Iraqi government has witnessed a 15.56% expenditure growth in past five years with $17

Asia Pacific Defense Budget At Peak: Reports

June 25, 2013 @ 02:35 PM

Asia Pacific budgets are set to outstrip USA and Canada by 2021, fuelled by an explosion in global arms trade that threatens the competitive edge and dominance of US, UK and European defence trade according to the biggest budget and export study since the economic downturn. The study, The Balance of Trad, is presented to clients on 25 June by IHS Inc